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Al Jazeera America
Jan 2, 2014 3:30am EST
trying to make an impact on middle class families. engineers believe better healthcare lies with something that is in your pocket right now, a smart phone. a diagnosis of an ear infection could be using your phone as a mobile m.d. >> reporter: this is an scope attached to his iphone. this is what he uses to look in your easier. >> now you have my eardrums. >> reporter: douglas predicts there will be a day when parents will send videos like this to their doctor for diagnoses. >> we're taking the most common tool and turning it into a medical tool to meet important needs. >> reporter: doctors engineers and entrepreneurs gather to show off the latest prototypes aimed at monitoring health and keeping people out of the doctor's office. like this facebook for patients that takes pictures over time of a wound that is healing so a doctor can monitor progress from afar. >> it creates efficiency through having the ability to reduce follow-up visits. >> reporter: even a sonogram that connects to your iphone or ipad. >> they can freeze it. >> reporter: these types of home diagnoses devices w
SFGTV
Jan 5, 2014 8:00am PST
planning that outlines the healthcare needs not only of the city but of individual neighborhoods and groups and i think that this is something that will serve the citizens of san francisco for many years so i'm very proud of that so with that i'll turn it over to the presentation about the healthcare services master plan. >> thank you very much supervisor campos that was an elaborate introduction we'll just go for it my name is lori cook i'm here representing the san francisco department of public health and i'm here with my colleagues from the planning department how excited we are to be here today to present you with a plan we've worked on this plan for 3 years now and i want to thank you for the opportunity and the directive really to have a comprehensive look at healthcare in our city so we see this as an opportunity and we're grateful to be here today. preview of coming attractions. you will be happy to know that we've summarized the findings into one slide we'll see how that goes and welcome any questions and in addition recommendations that were largely developed by the master
CSPAN
Jan 6, 2014 11:00pm EST
, healthcare spending has averaged annually about 2.3 percentage points greater than the growth of the national economy in that particular year. while that percentage may sound modest, it's really largely the reason that healthcare expenditures have continued to gobble up more of the nation's economy every year. growing from about 5% in 1960 to 17.2% in 2012. we'll hear more about that from our presenter. today's story obviously is different. somewhat of a surprise you might say. i don't think there's any agreement either in the actuary and other government circles. the reasons why obviously the recession played a part in it. the a.c.a. provisions probably played little or no part in it in terms of 2012. we'll hear more about that from the presenters. it's a great pleasure to introduce ann martin who will lead off. ann is an economist in the national health statistics group in the office of the actuary. she will be followed by michael hartman who is a statistician. he's a national health statistics group. two of the individuals here that will be available to answer question or help ans
Al Jazeera America
Jan 1, 2014 2:00pm EST
certainly booming here on green wednesday in volleyball. >> the president's new healthcare law facing last-minute legal challenge from the woman he placed on the supreme court. justice sonia sotomayor blocking the position that requires healthcare providessers to provide contraceptives. her order is in response to nuns in colorado who says the mandate violates their beliefs. the white house has until friday to respond but that change will not stop coverage for millions of americans who signed up. in hawai'i, healthcare for the majority of the population, it's nothing new. jennifer london is in honolulu. >> reporter: well, del, when most people think of hawai'i they think of sun, sand, suffer, it's not th the aloha state witt good reason. take a closer look. perhaps hawai'i should be known as the health state. >> reporter: inside eden and love a small boutique in honolulu customers are looking for deals. [ phone ringing ] >> good morning, thank you for calling. >> reporter: those who work here might actually have the best deal of all. >> we have clothing lines, we have jewelry. >> repo
Al Jazeera America
Jan 1, 2014 4:00pm EST
colorado, thank you. >>> the president's new healthcare law has encountered a legal hurdle from the woman he placed on supreme court. justice sonya sotomayor acting on behalf a group of nuns who say that the mandate violates their beliefs and it applies to other non-profit groups that have the same health plan. the white house has until friday to respond. but that change won't stop coverage from kicking in for millions of americans who signed up. from hawai'i, healthcare for the majority of people is nothing new. jennifer london is in honolulu for us. jennifer, good to see you. >> tony, happy new year to you, and you know when most people think of hawai'i images like the one behind me comes to mind. you think of the beach, the surf the sand the sun. but take a closer look and perhaps people should start thinking of hawai'i as the health state. inside eden and love, a small boutique in honolulu customers are looking for deals. but those who work here might actually have the best deal of all. >> we have clothing lines, we have jewelry. >> reporter: shop owner offers healthcare benefit
CSPAN
Jan 6, 2014 8:00pm EST
contribution to the healthcare pl plan. treatment. special that is completely unfair and unjustice. that is what i'm trying to ov this particular lawsuit. now, if you take a careful look at the life history you will notice the senate, when they law was before them, had they opportunities to actually allow employer contributions. first nator harry reid filed the law there was all kinds of committee activity and that allowance for a in ribution was included that committee work but he chose not to include it in his law. senator grassley twice offered allowents to specifically a employer contribution. last time on march 24, 2010, put up to a t was vote and was defeated by a vote 43-56. so, it was not like this was something that congress didn't this was that something they didn't understand. this was specifically debated rejected. so, what we are talking about law of that this is the the 4r57land. if this administration don't law of the land, they should come to congress to land.e the law of the they should not change it by presidential decree or fiat.ential that is really what brings
FOX News
Jan 1, 2014 4:00pm PST
this one. >> it's a mess it is a total catastrophe. >> if you like your healthcare plan, you will be able to keep your health plan, period. >> the president so deliberately mislead, he has a huge credibility problem. >> our focus is jobs. we can can walk and chew gum at the same time. not a game, crime. it's murder. >> macho game. i want to see the president of the united states say something. i get more grief than the taliban gets. i get more grief than al qaeda gets. >> i did not use crack cocaine nor am i an addict of crack cocaine. >> yes, i have smoked crack cocaine. am i an addict? no. they don't begin to even think about these things until there is a crisis that they themselves created because of their own behavior. >> right here at 116th street. >> wild pack of motorcyclists who are the young family. police say the bikers pulled the driver from the suv and brutally beat him. >> political scandals, courtroom dramas and wild crimes caught on camera. no, it's not a prime time tv lineup. it's the very real news of 2013. tonight, we're going to look back at the most intriguing
Al Jazeera America
Jan 1, 2014 6:00pm EST
as top stories. healthcare coverage is in effect for two million americans. and colorado begins selling marijuana. >>> it's an era of boy scouts as the organization allows guys. and the heartbreaking decision of a couple taking care of orphans in the south sudan. >>> so happy new year, and welcome to 2014. change is certainly in the air. new leaders are being sworn in, and there are hopes with a growing economy and private health insurance starts for more than two million americans. but the president's new healthcare law has encountered a legal hurdle. justice sotomayor with a ruling that applies to non-profit groups that have the same health plans. the white house said it is confident the new law does address the objections of religious organizations. the legal challenge won't stop coverage from kicking in for millions of americans who signed up in hawai'i where the president is vacationing. healthcare for the majority of the population is nothing new. jennifer london joins us from honolulu. >> reporter: hi, tony, it's nice to see you, and happy new year. when most people think
CSPAN
Jan 6, 2014 6:00pm EST
resulting from productivity adjustment, mandated by the affordable care act. for healthcare services our main finding included faster growth in hospitals, and slower growth in prescription drug and nursing care facility spending. for healthcare payers be, we saw faster groi in medicaid and out of pocket spending. the specific reasons for these trends will be explained in slides to follow. regarding the affordable care act, all provisions that have become effective since enactment in 2010 are included in our health spending estimates because they are reflected in our data that measure total revenues. while our historical data cannot parse out the spending that wpj directly the result of the a.c.a., the projections model show there was minimal impact from the affordable care act on aggravate national health through 2012. within specific services and payers, we can identify some of the provisions that affected spending for those sectors. however, even within the specific sectors, the impacts were very small and in some sectors, the impacts were offsetting. for example, for priv
SFGTV
Jan 7, 2014 7:00am PST
of a healthcare enrollment drive by sfusd. >> so moved. second. >> roll call on suspension of the rules please? >> thank you. >> mr. logan? >> yes. >> miss faoufr. >> yes. >> mr. haney. >> yes. >> maufas. >> yes. >> mendoza mcdonalds. >> dr. murase. >> aye. sxe. wynns. >> yes. >> and six ayes, the rules having been suspended i will hear a motion and a second for the formal introduction of the resolution in support of a healthcare enrollment drive by sfusd january 21, to 31, 2014 to ensure health coverage for all elible families, introduced by murase and wei and logan. >> so moved. >> second. >> thank you. >> i do not have any public speakers signed up for this item. so we will move directly to comments from the board and superintendent. board members? >> okay, i have one, comment and then if you want to do... or did you want to make, i thought that you would want to make the final xhepts. >> you have to read it. >> i am tired. i am tired. >> okay, would you please read the resolution into the record you are correct, dr. murase. >> i will read some relevant portions and ask the stu
FOX News
Jan 7, 2014 1:00pm PST
years is the economy began to improve again but didn't see the healthcare costs kick back up and two, you saw the same thing happening in things like medicare, where the people are retired so the joblessness -- >> how does that account for simple things like people's deductibles going up and then there was the more strict supervision of premiums and all of that. a lot of people just paid more up front and wasn't reflecked here. high higher detectables, take popular medications off patents -- >> i think -- the best accounting i have seen for it is probably 25 to 30% came from the economy slowing down, maybe 25 to 30% came from some of these other -- let's call them one-off factors, but there's still maybe 50% to be explained that could be influenced by the aca. >> come on. 15%? your cresting the healthcare law -- you're crediting the health care law? >> i'm saying that's most it could be. >> i think they might be -- you might be right. no way to question these other factors notwithstanding. i think the reason why many are crowing about this -- look, slowdown in healthcare costs is wel
FOX News
Jan 3, 2014 4:00pm PST
. it's complicated with the obamacare law, but the christian brothers are a primary healthcare provider, but there is also another entity out there that provides the prescription drugs, and so this would cover the morning after pill, the plan b. >> that's a non-catholic based insurance company or administrator? >> exactly. >> that's what the attention is on. >> that's. >> they're not worried about christian brothers. >> that's part of the concern. let's step back. let's say the christian brothers. only the christian brothers out there who gets this form. that's it. well, they are still signing a form it's a lie. >> saying what? >> signing a form saying i'm giving permission abortion pills to my employees. >> are you saying if the christian brothers -- if they signed it and it the christian brothers went rogue, using that term. the christian brothers could then go out and sell insurance or administer insurance with abortion or with contraceptive which would be -- which would be against -- what the nuns don't want is that what you are saying? >> yeah, they could. ifthey are giving permiss
CSPAN
Jan 7, 2014 12:00am EST
because those individuals urrently are getting tax advantage healthcare benefits through their employer. hen they lose their coverage they will have to obtain it through an exchange, exactly of congress and staff have to do. here is the difference and the special treatment. only members of congress and their staff when they lose their sponsored care will have the ability to have their a tax advantage contribution to the healthcare pl plan. treatment. special that is completely unfair and unjustice. that is what i'm trying to ov this particular lawsuit. now, if you take a careful look at the life history you will notice the senate, when they law was before them, had they opportunities to actually allow employer contributions. first nator harry reid filed the law there was all kinds of committee activity and that allowance for a in ribution was included that committee work but he chose not to include it in his law. senator grassley twice offered allowents to specifically a employer contribution. last time on march 24, 2010, put up to a t was vote and was defeated by a vote 43-56.
FOX News
Dec 30, 2013 4:00pm PST
the whopper if you like your healthcare plan you can keep it tops the list. what else made the top 10 the "the washington post" glen kessler joins us. glen, i'm glad to see you. i have been reading you since have you been doing these pinocchios. why did that particular lie get the biggest pin pinocchio of the year? >> well, first of all, because it was -- had such huge impact. second of all, the president said it repeatedly. he said it, you know, week after week, while he was passing the healthcare law. and as soon as the healthcare law was passed, and it. >> go ahead. >> i'm sorry, i thought you were going to a clip. >> yeah. and then also, there were two other factors, one was that one of the main reasons why so many millions of people were affected by this was because they had a very early effective date. it was effective as of the day the president signed the law. whereas the insurance companies have actually said make it effective december 31st, 2013. if that would have happened you wouldn't have had all these cancellations. and finally, the administration itself had made very
FOX
Jan 6, 2014 5:00pm PST
. the family says donations are paying the bills. >> receiving all of the healthcare that any human being should deserve to have. >> reporter: a deeper tragedy may come later. if other families refuse or delay organ donation because of publicity from this case. at 6:00 p.m. more on that and the legal issues that will take the family and the hospital to court tomorrow. john fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. go to www.ktvu.com for all of our coverage in the jahi mcmath case. plus an open letter written by the girl's mother. >>> days after a man is arrested for kidnapping neighbors say they are stunned. they can't believe the man could be accused of such a crime -- of such a crime. ktvu's cristina rendon is live with what you learned. >> reporter: we have been trying to get updates from police but they are being light lipped about the investigation but those who knew the suspect and the family are talking. >> reporter: she sitting in -- he is sitting in jail while the girl he kidnapicide safe at home. -- kidnapped is safe at home. those who believe him can't believe it. >> i t
Al Jazeera America
Dec 30, 2013 7:30pm EST
, but that makes free healthcare, and free universities, and excellent social security, which means that there are very very few poor people in denmark. >> alex, check this out. what is denmark doing right? check out this graphic. parental support, healthcare, gender equality. biking, positive attitudes, and apparently, there's a responsibility to others, and omar, our community has really been talking about denmark as a model for happiness. >> they have thoughts on why people are happy there. safer food, more efficient work weeks, healthcare, and public transportation, and the list goes on. and equality. >> and vacation. >> and speaking of that, tim, how important is having free time to actually being happy? to control how you spend your time? >> well, it's a huge part of being happy. i mean, there's a lot of research that shows the least happiest day of the week is monday, and the most happy day is saturday. and that's no surprise. but one of the reasons they have been able to show that happiness occurs different is because on days like saturday, you have time to be with the ones you l
FOX
Jan 1, 2014 6:00pm PST
american healthcare. every residents is eligible to be covered. ktvu's john fowler has been following the story and joins us for what it means. >> reporter: the affordable care act kicked in today. for most people little change. for others profound. >> you can just date the bottom. thank you very much. >> reporter: 400,000 californians today have healthcare. some for the first time through the affordable care act. including robert. >> makes me feel wonderful. very glad the way things have been done. >> you know what i need? >> reporter: she says new insurance enrollees must pay their premiums. >> they should have printed out a temporary i.d. card showing they have insurance. >> reporter: they wanted to be scene for flu systems. they pay $600 a month for high deductible coverage. covered california may offer a better deal. >> hopefully it will be good for lot of people that don't have insurance. >> reporter: insurance companies hit with new taxes today about $100 billion to be passed out in 3% higher premiums. still she says today was over due. >> this may be a first step of achieving
KRON
Jan 4, 2014 2:30pm PST
this possible. >> would you like to say hi to clarabell? >> meet the healthcare providers no money can buy. they give and give and give some more. along with their owners, these are called "pet partners." they are part of an organization that trains humans, and their pets, to visit the sick, the elderly, and disabled. >> the animals have an innate sense of knowing when someone needs comfort. >> a little girl named jordan needed more than comfort when she was five years old. >> my leg was really hurting one night, and then i had to go in the ambulance to the hospital. >> a rare bone disease was causing unbearable pain. >> my daughter wouldn't let me touch her. she wouldn't let her father touch her, paramedics touch her. >> even after surgery, jordan was miserable. with a device drilled into her bone, she refused to get out of bed or even eat. >> my daughter was dying. she was dying. >> and then came a miracle -- the pet partner team of janelle and jenna. >> and when we saw jenna, me and mommy, we were like, "why is there a dog in the hospital?" and when jenna came in my room, she di
FOX News
Dec 30, 2013 12:00pm PST
. that's probably good thing. >> the new year will bring a new test for president obama's healthcare law. the bench fits are set to kick in january 1st. now there's word a top official in charge of then obamacare web site is stepping down. >> plus, the deadly terror attack in benghazi. the "new york times" reports al qaeda was not responsible. some republicans are firing back. that's coming up on the fox news deck. youand you're talking toere rheuyour rheumatologistike me, about trying or adding a biologic. this is humira, adalimumab. this is humira working to help relieve my pain. this is humira helping me through the twists and turns. this is humira helping to protect my joints from further damage. doctors have been prescribing humira for over ten years. humira works by targeting and helping to block a specific source of inflammation that contributes to ra symptoms. for many adults, humira is proven to help relieve pain and stop further joint damage. humira can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal events, such as infections, lymph
CSPAN
Dec 30, 2013 7:00am EST
discussion with the healthcare law as some americans are set to as early asrage january 1. "washington journal" is next. host: officials here in this country are watching the situation in russia very closely. there's been another reported attack.bombing this one at a trolley bus, the same city as yesterday's suicide bombing at a crowded railroad southern russia. many more people have been killed. this is just several weeks arere the winter olympics set to begin in russia. u.s. officials are saying they're more concerned about security in russia during these upcoming games than any other olympics since 2004 in athens, greece. some of the other headlines this morning, a surge in healthcare coverage signups innups, 1.1 million enroll this initial period. the "washington times" reports report bybenghazi "the new york times" may be to benefit hillary clinton for president. and "the new york times" reports about the democrats and how they're look at the 2014 elections. they are turning to the minimum wage as a strategy to help win elections. the question for you these first next-to-last this
PBS
Jan 7, 2014 3:30am PST
with a private education and healthcare facilities. send out the ol' head up to the mcleod is to connect it to the states he explains it is not about the street is only five days old. these five these men to kill them as a stand up to have a significantly. when i got this changes forms that was only can for the outpatient clinic number fourteen and do one of the sky may have had since the twenty ten and outpatient they need fifteen thousand visits a phantom menace at the outpatient clinic now that twenty two resides in twenty thirteen and innocent about patients can become twenty pc to eighteen hours on my cutest accent another one back on my kids to take some tasty sixteen outpatient clinics a completely new. the stout morgan equipment and have sixty to seventy percent if that's not the lack of industry. are you sending this card was it was deputy chairman of the art that is taken into account people's democratic rights he says that not that either two hundred thousand residents in the district. this year we had saturday to the fifth ominously about a street and a very good spee
FOX News
Dec 29, 2013 6:00pm PST
near the climax of the healthcare debate. >> the ideas embody this, legislation are not left, they are not right. >> i understand. i know you don't like to talk about process but there are a lot of questions with the 18,000 that talk about process. >> some have criticized you calling it an interrupt-a-thon. >> if you are not getting answers or you are getting filibuster answers. >> i apologize for interrupting you, trying to get the most for our buck. >> thank you, i appreciate it. >> final question. if this job were to go belly up i understand there's a second option for you as a career. what would that be? >> oh, i don't know. rapping. ♪ >> feeling the moment. i went to a charity event they said what can you do? i said i can't do anything. i remember a rap from when i was in high school. they said you are on. i got up there and fortunately i remembered it. ♪ >> bret baier joined fox news a couple of years after the launch. in fact, he started in the atlanta bureau his apartment was a phone and a fax machine. 14 anchors and correspondents have been here from the beginning. who
FOX News
Jan 7, 2014 2:00am PST
covered by health insurance. last week 61 percent say healthcare would decline because of obamacare. they dodge questions of how many young people have signed up so far. >> i can tell you the demographic data hasn't available yet. er i know they plan to make the data available. several states running around the marketplace are reporting a good mix of people are signing up. >> they fast tracked the enrollment goal that would help the marketplace effectively. routine tonsil surgery is routine achievement. the family lawyer saying the children hospital of oakland refused to give her a feeding tube for almost a month. it is like terry schiavo who suffered brain damage. she died in 2005 when her husband had her feeding tube removed over the rejection of her family. schiavo's brr talked about jahi's case. >> healthcare is eroded they are putting in the hands of ethics committees and they are making decisions in place of family members. we believe the family should have the chance to provide her the help to see if she can improve. the foregone conclusion she should be killed once you do that you
KICU
Jan 1, 2014 11:00pm PST
. >> healthcare for all. the coverage now available, and so, this board gives me rates for progressive direct and other car insurance companies? yes. but you're progressive, and they're them. yes. but they're here. yes. are you...? there? yes. no. are you them? i'm me. but those rates are for... them. so them are here. yes! you want to run through it again? no, i'm good. you got it? yes. rates for us and them -- now that's progressive. call or click today. >>> new video now, a chase in solano county ended with a crash and a sheriff's deputy being injured. sheriff deputies were chasing what they say was a stolen vehicle on highway 12, near pennsylvania avenue in fairfield around 7:30 tonight. the driver crashed into the sheriff deputy's car. two people were arrested. >>> it was five years ago today, oscar grant was stopped by b.a.r.t. police, made to lie down on the cement of the fruitville station, and ultimately shot and killed by a b.a.r.t. police officer. the rally and tribute paid to grant today. >> reporter: during today's tribute to oscar grant, his family released white doves. >> to th
FOX
Jan 1, 2014 10:00pm PST
. >>> hopefully, it will be really good for a lot of people. >> healthcare for all. the coverage now available, and the penalties if you don't sign up. >> up first, a deputy is injured tonight in a crash. the pursuit that led to the accident. %g >>> new video now, a chase in solano county ended with a crash and a sheriff's deputy being injured. sheriff deputies were chasing what they say was a stolen vehicle on highway 12, near pennsylvania avenue in fairfield around 7:30 tonight. the driver crashed into the sheriff deputy's car. two people were arrested. >>> it was five years ago today, oscar grant was stopped by b.a.r.t. police, made to lie down on the cement of the fruitville station, and ultimately shot and killed by a b.a.r.t. police officer. the rally and tribute paid to grant today. >> reporter: during today's tribute to oscar grant, his family released white doves. >> to the families who have lost loves ones, like i have myself, no one knows the pain. no one knows the hurt. no one knows the suffering that goes on behind each of closed doors. >> reporter: they center on issues
Al Jazeera America
Jan 1, 2014 10:00am EST
responsibility. >> reporter: the healthcare scheme will not be fully implemented until 2013. the government says it has started a nation-wide program to indecent medical capacity and quality, everyone should be able to enjoy professional healthcare five years from now. >>> january 1st marks the day when the affordable care act moan as obamacare is to take effect. >> reporter: social service agencies working the phones and the web trying to get people signed up for health insurance. >> well, i was suspecting, you know, to qualify for some help. >> reporter: they are reaching out to people like jose. he hasn't had health insurance for 15 years. >> this coming year, i will incur around $69,000. >> reporter: that's too much to qualify, he found out he'll have to pay around $800 a month. >> sometimes i can afford it, but what happened when i don't have something to do if i'm working myself. >> reporter: his is a story repeated across the country. the president's healthcare plan is not going as planned, but in his final press conference for the year, president obama tried to point out the positiv
Al Jazeera America
Jan 1, 2014 1:00pm EST
the president's healthcare plan is not going as planneds, but in his final press conference, president obama tried to point out the positive. >> i have a couple million people or more who will have healthcare on january 1st. >> that's far from where the administration said it should be by now in. >> i think success looks like at least 7 million people having signed up by the end of marc march 2014. >> reporter: health economists say the low number could be a big problem. who is signing up could be another. >> if all of a sudden there is only one million, and the disproportionate are sick and older, then it's going to cause all kind of problems with respect to the balance, and in future years insurance companies will be forced to raise premiums. >> it's too high for those like jose reyes. he left without signing up for insurance. how he and millions of others decide could determine if the president's healthcare plan survives the year. al jazeera, washington. >> while denver is known as the mile high city, now the rocky mountain capitol of the state of colorado is where mariju
SFGTV
Jan 2, 2014 12:00am PST
healthcare security ordinance and while the healthcare security ordinance is a good thing but it does mean that once that business adds one employee, it could add anywhere from the immediate 60 to 50 to 100,000 cost, depending upon whether it is full time or part time. and the number of full time or part time employees and then there is all of the businesses licensing regulations and a business has to incur with a fire department, and health department, and then, we also require businesses in our neighborhood, commercial corridor to register their cash register and there is unsecured property tax on all of the furniture and fixtures and i put in the commercial rents because this is an immediate concern that the businesses are having right now in regards to commercial rents and for the long time businesses concerned for when the lease comes up what is going to happen with that and i identify this and why should this matter to the sfmta but when, when the staff goes out, and makes presentations, one does not necessarily know what might have been before that business, and before that bus
Al Jazeera America
Jan 4, 2014 11:00am EST
healthcare benefits. it is the biggest private employer in the state providing 80,000 jobs. >> reporter: it seems that it was a combination of immediate cash and the promise of future jobs that brought this yes vote a very close vote, 51-49%. boeing machinists who voted yes were not in evidence tonight here at the main human wall in seattle. >> i believe it's not good for us. i believe it takes away all of our power to negotiate with boeing on an equal footing. >> they're obviously deeply divided, they were very scared from the day of the last vote. they've had pressure every day from outside sources, and you know, people felt they didn't have a choice. no one who cast a ballot today were happy about this vote or how it came down. >> reporter: boeing machinists will see their pensions phased out in a couple of years. they will be changed into 401ks to which the company will contribute. there is a signing bo bonus pain two parts. the choices were too wrenching on eas either side of the vote. hone man could not cast a ballo. >> president obama is expected to take up the issue
Al Jazeera America
Dec 30, 2013 5:00pm EST
the third question, if you like your healthcare can you keep it? we know people in the individual market, that's a problem. what you about in the employer-based market. >> pilar, does this look different from your part of the country? you're writing from california, a place of a lot of uninsured people, and i don't think people realize the tremendous challenge of uninsurance and unde underinsurance, how does it look from california? >> california has its own market, it's own website, which has been working a lot better than the federal website, so we haven't had the problems here that you had in the rest of the country where they didn't have their own website. but of course for the latino community, which is the majority in los angeles and in california now, and large number of uninsured in that community there has always been a lot of support for this law. i think people in the latino community are rooting for it to work because they have a lot of ia lot atstake in it. >> how come there wasn't more of a public feeling that something had to be done about this. there was so much co
PBS
Jan 2, 2014 6:30pm PST
healthcare they head to the lost legacy nobody does it get the wood you just next door to the hospice nurse the korean protection accorded to fight back in two thousand and ten jointly funded by but the koreans americans is designed to educate students in a variety of occasions including vehicle with copics structured and well kept coming and that tricks like to compute overpass and decrepit. it tends not to spare. soon i know he took over. what goes on. it was bill hall. in order to get it over. the body. the u s a i g study life expectancy has increased from forty to sixty two. and is there del freak when she was in nelson schools had just held on to the top of the stylists on the entry of new works whispers top of their institutions the focus on improving education and healthcare. stochastic or a boss but some textbook which help the country which works towards the future. thank you to get things done that last for three to five years to protect against all the different strains of flu around the world including possible pandemics like this one. the artifacts pharmaceutical
CBS
Jan 1, 2014 11:00pm PST
enlighten, to inform people of the situation. >> the reaction he got to the cost of his healthcare incredible. more than 10,000 comments in just five days. >> it's been mixed, but mostly positive. >> a number of news agencies have also picked up the post partially titled, "i never truly understood how much healthcare in the u.s. cost." so is $55,000 normal? well, according to a 2009 study in the archives of internal medicine, the average cost of an appendectomy in the u.s. ranges greatly, but averages around $33,000. we asked sutter why 55. they pointed to what many point to. california's uninsured and those on medical saying, quote, we receive less than the actual cost of providing service from the majority of our patients while daly serving scores of other patients who have no ability to pay anything. sutter health agrees that an improved billing structure is needed. >> well, nick plans to contact sutter health to try and negotiate a lower bill. >>> bad weather delayed another attempt to rescue part-time -- people from a russian ship stuck in the antarctic ice rescuers couldn't m
CW
Dec 31, 2013 10:00pm PST
their choices. >> 250-calories. >> new labeling regulations are part of president obama's healthcare overhaul. >> is that a good idea? >> seems like a waste of time. it's something that sounds good on paper. >> casey schmidt owns and operates a healthy vending company. his machines display nutrition facts. even though he's all for healthier eating, he's not convinced calorie counts are the answer. >> it's not going to stop the buy who buys a snicker every day from buying a snicker every day? >> i don't think so. >> with over 20 vending machines, he is exempt from the new labeling rules. he sees a business nightmare for companies that must comply. >> all this paperwork and manual tracking, it's going to make it a lot harder. >> jackie is after a dr. pepper pick me up. >> do you think that's a good idea? >> why not. being informed is never a bad thing. >> while the fda estimates it will cost the vending machine industry more than $24 million each year. it says the savings to the healthcare system could be at least that great. >> kathy walsh reports companies have a year to bring their
KICU
Jan 1, 2014 4:00am PST
healthcare. the baby boomers longevity, diabetes, and the confusion around healthcare will actually open up a lot of job oportunities. > >i know that energy is a growth sector. > >my experts in recruting tell me energy is very spotty around the united states. if you're in the right region where there is energy opportunities such as solar, wind, nuclear, fracking, natural gas---there are opportunities wherever those development areas are. > >if somebody's considering the job field next year. are large companies to be the big hiring sources or middle sized or small? > >that's a really good question. a research study came out from boston researchers about the opportunities are really with young firms. young firms will start out as small and the will have a rapid acceleration. if i were looking for a job or encouraging someone where to look, i'd look there. i would also look at the medium sized firms. i think you can have a lot of responsibility and do a lot more than you can at a large firm. so i would look at those two areas. > >tracey wilen, thanks you so much. > >thank you bill. tha
KICU
Jan 3, 2014 4:00am PST
us would argue that this will result in less access to healthcare and in lowering health care costs." together on obamacare. 260 congressmen co-sponsored a bill to squash the tax, a move that ultimately failed. " the healthcare reform horse has left the barn now. people are being insured now, we have that increased access and we have to pay for it." the tax projects to raise 30- billion dollars over 10 years and is now hitting --albeit softly -- the bottom line of device makers. " on the whole, its about 100 basis points on their profitablility. that really doesn't have an impact on the cash flows of these companies. it just does not." debbie wang of morningstar says that the industry will shift operations throughout the year to make up for that 1% hit on profitability. " by moving manufacturing to lower cost locations like malaysia or costa rica, they've actually been able to make some adjustments to accomodate this tax so that it doesn't have that much of an impact on their bottom line" as for her picks in the space, wang of morningstar named medtronic as a favorite for its wide r
SFGTV
Jan 5, 2014 8:30am PST
master plan was there a look at with technology change how that's impacting our healthcare service delivery system? >> sure. the health systems assessment and embedded in that assessment you will find a section on technology and there's a couple of different ways this is going to impact going forward. under affordable care act providers need to be using electronic records so providers can easily share information across jurisdictions a as appropriate so that's one change that's certainly going to be happening and in addition to that so for example remote appointments with providers if you are not able to get there whether it's web based or phone based or something like that and to be honest i don't know about plans for current plans for expansion but that's something we address in the plan and seen as a promising opportunity really to increase access to vulnerable populations to make sure they get the care they need. >> great. colleagues any other questions? i think that there's so much information here i think it's just really impress ive and incredible and i want to thank you for
CBS
Jan 1, 2014 6:00am PST
, improving the maintenance facility in hayward >> thank you, kehl kill live in the newsroom. >>> healthcare reform under the affordable care act fully kick in today. more than 2 million people have signed up so far for coverage. but in order to have coverage, starting today those enrollees must have already paid their first premiums. the law guarantees no one can be denied coverage for pre- existing conditions and promises equal rates for women and men. >>> a supreme court justice has ordered a delay for the start of a portion of the affordable care act. justice sonia sotomayor has granted religious affiliated groups an emergency stay from having to provide contraceptives as part of the health care plans. that part of the plan was supposed to kick in today. the government has until friday morning to respond to sotomayor's decision. >>> a type of flu that caused that pandemic back in 2009 is apparently back. h1n1 is behind more than 90% of the positive flu tests according to the cdc. doctors say this strain causes more illness in children and young people but people of all ages can still get
CBS
Jan 1, 2014 5:00am PST
from offering contraceptives as part of their healthcare plans. i'm susan mcginnis in washington with the story coming up. >> lighting up the night sky in the new year. the best fireworks from all around the world coming your way. >> and starting out the year clear and cold but we have some changes coming our way. maybe a little rain. we'll talk about it coming up. ,, ,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,, female announcer: female announcer: get beautyrest, posturepedic, even tempur-pedic mattress sets, at low clearance prices. save even more on floor samples, demonstrators and closeout inventory. the year end clearance sale is on now at sleep train. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ later he spoke from a windo . peter >>> new this morning, pope francis said mass in st. peter's basilica. later he spoke from a window to thousands of catholics in st. peter's square. he urged people to accept each other's differences. he said, quote, we belong to the same human family and we share a common destiny. every year, the catholic church dedicates january 1 to the promotion of world peace. >>> london is
CSPAN
Jan 2, 2014 4:00am EST
. given this fall, the healthcare law stumbled, the -- host: shane goldmacher unemployment benefits couldn't happen at the end of last year. what is the back and forth wrangling between democrats and republicans? guest: when paul ryan and patty murray struck a deal in the congress first bipartisan budget, this is something they left off the table. something the democrats wanted and the republicans said no to. the democrats are a little unhappy about that. there's very little they have they can do to force this on republicans. the next pressure point in the congress, which is really the only time they get work done facing a deadline, that's coming in february, when we again hit a debt ceiling. where the government needs to borrow money to pay its bills. that comes february 7th. it's a soft deadline. we hit that and there's extraordinary measures that become ordinary the treasury secretary can do to extend that limit. after february 7th, that's going to be the next pressure point. the problem for democrats, they don't have a lot of leverage over republicans. host: we're talking about
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